Planning Applications & Guidance

The following applications will be considered at our Planning Committee Meeting

on Tuesday 5th September 2017, 6pm The Village Hall

TCP/09023/G - P/00952/17  76 High Street Bembridge Isle Of Wight PO355SF Householder Application Demolition of existing garage proposed new link attached extension with living accommodation over in roof space. Comments Due By: 08/09/2017

LDC/33171 - P/00898/17  Houseboat Little Susie Embankment Road Bembridge Isle Of Wight PO355NS Lawful Development Certificate for use of the land for the mooring of a houseboat along the shoreline Comments Due By: 01/09/2017  


Parish and Town Councils are a statutory consultee in the Planning Process under the Town & Country Planning Act 1990 schedule 1 para 8 and makes recommendations on Planning applications.  The Isle of Wight Council are the Local Planning Authority who makes the decisions on planning applications. Sometimes applicants are unhappy with the decisions made by the Isle of Wight Council and they can lodge an appeal which is dealt with by the Planning Inspectorate.
The Parish Council makes its recommendations based upon the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF), the Local Development Framework known as the Island Plan Core Strategy, material considerations and supplementary planning documents. The Village Design Statement has been adopted by the Isle of Wight Council as a supplementary planning document.

Useful links as follows:-

NPPF :  click here

Island Plan:  click here

Bembridge Village Design Statement: click here

Bembridge Neighbourhood Development Plan: click here

Planning Inspectorate: click here

A guide how to respond to planning applications, click here

The Parish Councils Planning Committee meets fortnightly to consider planning applications and make recommendations. Members of the public are welcome to attend. There will be up to 15 minutes for members of the public to speak on items on the agenda. Future meeting dates are as follows:-

 Meeting Dates


The Planning Applications are available for inspection 2 weeks before the committee meetings in the Parish Office 5 Foreland Road, Bembridge 9.30-12.30 Monday to Friday or visit:

Click here